UK gov't papers warn of 'extreme risks' from no-deal Brexit

UK gov’t papers warn of ‘extreme risks’ from no-deal Brexit

The British government’s plans for a “no-deal” Brexit highlight “severe risks” including disruption to supplies of medicine and fresh food that could unleash protests and public disorder. The details of “Operation Yellowhammer” – government documents outlining worst-case scenarios of crashing out of the European Union without an agreement – were published on Wednesday by the government of Boris …

AMCON Clears Donald Duke Of All Debt After N350m Settlement

The Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria has relieved the former governor of Cross River, Donald Duke of all debt owed. The federal government agency gave the clearance after the former Cross River State Governor Donald Duke paid N350 million settlement. AMCON counsel Mrs Juliet Benson told the judge that Duke had fulfilled the terms of the out-of-court settlement and that …

Atiku

PDP Reacts To Dismissal of Atiku’s Petition by Presidential tribunal

The judgment of the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal which upheld President Muhammadu Buhari victory has been rejected by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Through its national publicity secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan in a statement, the party expressed shock over the judgment, adding that there were so many errors as the Tribunal failed to prove fair justice. According to the party, the …

Atiku and Buhari

Presidential Tribunal: Court Strikes Out Part Of Atiku’s Petition Against Security Personnel

The tension created on Wednesday among supporters of the PDP and APC as the ruling of the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal continues is very palpable. The tribunal in its second ruling upheld the argument by the Independent National Electoral Commission, that it was wrong for the Peoples Democratic Party, and its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar to raise criminal …

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Suspension of UK Parliament ‘unlawful’, rules Scottish court

Another blow to British Prime Minister Boris Johnson as the case heads to the Supreme Court. The British government said it would appeal a Scottish appeal court ruling on Wednesday that Prime Minister Boris Johnson‘s decision to suspend parliament for five weeks was “unlawful”. “We are disappointed by today’s decision, and will appeal to the UK …

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson

Boris Johnson Announces Two-Year-Work Visa For International Students

Boris Johnson, the Prime Minister of United Kingdom, has announced the return of the two-year post-study work visa for international students. According to BBC News, the new decree means international students after their study time will be allowed to stay in Uk for two years to find work after they graduate. Before the announcement by …

MTN gets new board

Shoprite, MTN, Multichoice Back In Business

Firms owned by South African nationals in Lagos State have resumed business activities following attacks on their properties by protesting Nigerians. According to The Nation, Shoprite centre in Lekki, business went on as it did before the reprisal attacks following the xenophobic attacks on African residents in South Africa. It was gathered that some Multichoice offices …

Ngige says Buhari committed to Nigeria's workers

Minimum Wage: Buhari Committed To Workers’ Welfare – Ngige

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige has reassured workers in the country of the commitment of President Muhammadu Buhari to their wellbeing. He assured them that the Federal Government is still committed to improving their welfare. According to a statement on Monday by the Deputy Director, Press and Public Relations, Charles Akpan, the minister reiterated the government’s …

BBNaija: Khafi, Tacha, Mike, Seyi Up For Eviction, As Cindy Becomes HoH

Khafi, Tacha, Mike and Seyi have gone up for eviction in the Big Brother Naija reality show as Cindy becomes Head of House. Housemates, Khafi Kareem, Mike Edwards, Tacha Akide and Seyi Awolowo have been put up for possible eviction this week. Also, Cindy Okafor has emerged the current Head of House. The News Agency …